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ABOUT OUR GOVERNANCE

AIPM is dedicated to conducting itself with integrity and we seek to promote excellence in governance. On this page you’ll find a range of resources from an overview of the responsibilities of our Board, Chapters and Chapter Congress to our rules and policies.


If you would like more information, please feel free to contact us.
 



2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of AIPM was help virtually at 1.00pm. (AEDT) on Thursday, 17 December 2020.

The Constitution was accepted at the AGM. Further details including the AGM recording, minutes and other documents are available o
n our Annual General Meeting webpage. 
 



THE AIPM BOARD

The AIPM Board of Directors is responsible for the overall corporate governance of the AIPM. Its powers are referred to in the AIPM’s Constitution. The objectives and responsibilities of the Board are set out in the Board Charter. The Board Charter is regularly reviewed by the Board. The adoption of any proposed changes to the Constitution is subject to the approval of the membership at a general meeting.

The Board of Directors of the company shall comprise not less than four and not more than ten Directors as follows:

  • At least two and no more than four Directors generally elected by the members; and
  • At least two and no more than four Directors elected by the Chapter Congress; and
  • Up to two independent Directors.

The objectives of the Board are to determine and to monitor:

  • The AIPM short, medium, and long-term goals and its overall strategic direction;
  • Policies governing the operations of AIPM and the conduct of its Members;
  • Powers and functions of Congress, Chapter Councils, Board Committees, and other committees as may be established from time-to-time; and
  • Annual progress and performance of AIPM in meeting its objectives. 



OUR CHAPTERS

The AIPM has 8 state and territory Chapters who represent the organisation on a local level. The role of the Chapters is to ensure that the AIPM is aware of what is happening locally and that we are aligned nationally.
 


CHAPTER CONGRESS

Members of AIPM ratified changes to the AIPM Constitution dated 12 October 2015, endorsing the creation of the Chapter Congress. The objectives of the Chapter Congress are to assist the Board to:

(a) Provide direction for local implementation of AIPM national strategy; and
(b) Ensure alignment of activities across AIPM Chapters


 



 

AIPM GOVERNANCE DOCUMENTS


Constitution (2020)

Board Charter

Annual Report and Financial Report

Chapter Council Charter and Protocols


 


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POLICIES


CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICS 

AIPM aims to be recognised by business, industry and government as the key promoter, developer and leader in defining project management professionalism for the general good of society. AIPM's Code of Ethics applies to: 

 1. AIPM members of all membership grades 
 2. Non-members who apply to commence an AIPM accreditation process 
 
Project managers must be seen to be applying ethical principles in their conduct and dealings with members of the project team, the client, associated project stakeholders and the public, and to not compromise their ethical principles to satisfy competing project expectations. Access the code of conduct and ethics policy here >

 


 
COMPLAINTS AND DISCIPLINARY POLICY & PROCEDURE

AIPM is committed to providing quality services to its members and recognises the value of complaints as an important tool in monitoring member satisfaction. Our policy is to deal with all complaints in a professional and timely manner. AIPM will work with both the complainant/s and respondent/s to establish a resolution that is fair to all parties and accurately reflects AIPM's codes and guidelines. To lodge a complaint, access our complaints policy for instructions. Access the complaints policy >



 
DIVERSITY POLICY/STATEMENT

The Australian Institute of Project Management has a strong commitment to diversity and seeks to promote an inclusive culture where people are encouraged to succeed to the best of their ability. We recognise that diversity contributes to business success and encompasses acceptance and respect. It is an understanding that each individual is unique, including recognition of our individual differences in our journey to becoming a diverse and inclusive Institute. These differences can include gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical abilities, family status, religious beliefs, perspective, experience, or other ideologies.

 


OTHER POLICY INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS  
 

BOARD COMMITTEES

The Board of the AIPM currently has internal committees that have been formally constituted to assist the board in discharging its responsibilities. The board annually reviews and ratifies the charters of the board committees and approves the composition of each committee. Access the board committee charter's below:




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